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Frontal Headache And Dizziness
I have a 6mm collloid cyst on third ventricle. I have severe frontal headaches and dizziness. Should I be worried?
I hope you have seen: A neurosurgeon. Colloid cysts are benign tumors but if they obstruct the openings of the 3rd ventricle they can cause rapid death. It can be sudden. In most cases they do not obstruct the ventricle but I would recommend you see a neurosurgeon who will follow you carefully and have to operate when he or she feels it is most beneficial for yu. ...Read more
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Get dizziness and bad frontal headache everytime I stand up. I do have low blood pressure. But could this be symptoms of something serious?
Better with lying?: If it is completely better with lying down, it may be a symptom of intracranial hypotension. While this is not a serious condition, it is a problem with have a headache whenever you stand. It it is definitely positional in nature, you will want to explain this to a doctor who can see you in person and help you get the right treatment for it. It is probably not caused by your blood pressure. ...Read more
I work out 5 days a week. Drink plenty of water but every am wake up feeling hungover. Severe frontal headache, vertigo. Only history of hypothyroidism?
Sleep: Morning grogginess and morning headaches can commonly be seen with sleep apnea (sometimes other sleep disorders, too.) not all sleep apnea suffers are overweight, short-necked men!) there are times that caffeine withdrawal, or some other substance withdrawal, can have a similar effect. Consider seeing a sleep specialist. ...Read more
32 y/o fem. Had negative MRI last yr w/2 mm frontal lobe lesion. Now having dull, VERY brief headaches, nausea, &dizziness. Should I have follow up MRI?
I have been feeling dizzy lately and having frontal headaches. Can't go a day with out a nap 'cause I feel exhausted & some days I urine a lot.?
I got frontal headache after excercising yesterday and the headache continued through today it woke me up last night I woke up congested.
I have had headaches for 2 months, everyday. No other symptoms but gets worse when I put in my contacts. Frontal headache. What could it be?
Chronic daily HA's: Can't say, from your information if migraine or tension, and triggers besides contacts not expressed, but meets criteria of chronic daily headaches and pattern needs to be broken up. You could try topirimate or divalproex sodium, but maybe could employ riboflavin or CoQ-10. Stop all analgesics, especially tylenol (acetaminophen) which can perpetuate pattern. Maybe find neurologist. ...Read more
Worrisome...: If a headache is bad enough to awaken you from your sleep, or is very severe, whether frontal or other part of scalp (there are no pain fibers in the brain!), you must see your physician. Most presume a headache is just a headache. But if never evaluated/worked up for causes, particularly if pattern changes, or become more severe, it needs to be. Must rule out brain tumor. If no cause found, rx. ...Read more
I work as a lpn. On my feet all day. I only work part time and everytime I work I get a horrible frontal headache?
Currently tampering lorazepam 1mg slowly after 6month of use. Started to get frontal headache and neck pain. Anything I can take during day time?
Consult your doctor: I strongly recommended that you go in to see the doctor who is prescribing this medication for you to guide you through these symptoms, it could be dangerous to not inform your doctor of your progress. He/she will be able to evaluate you, check your vital signs, and then decide on the best course of treatment, or any alternative medication (if needed) based on your evaluation. ...Read more
Constant right frontal headache for 12 days; ibuprofen does nothing for it. Nothing makes it better, worse in the a.M.Face is 1/2 hot and 1/2 cold.
Chronic headache: If maximum dose of Ibuprofen does not control your headache, you need to see your doctor or neurologist for comprehensive exam and possibly diagnostic testing. It could just be migraine headaches, stress, cluster, tumor etc- hard to say without exam and additional information ...Read more
Eyes swollen, upper teeth hurt, frontal headache, stuffy, is this sinus related? How do I get relief quick. ......
40 years old male pat with 2w history of frontal headache awake him from sleep with nausea but no fever and normal neuro exam. Is brain CT indicated?
Night before last I began cold/sinus symptoms: congestion, frontal headache, earache, and jaw/tooth ache. I'm 30 wks pregnant. What can I take safely?
Multiple Issues?: Sounds like you could potentially have multiple issues going on, but possibly a good sinus infection. Pregnant women can typically take Tylenol (acetaminophen) but not NSAID's (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen). Antibiotics that are in pregnancy category B are considered safe such as penicillin & amoxicillin. This assumes you have no allergies, but you need to see a doctor/dentist for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Swollen/red uvula/tonsils, dry tongue, frontal headache, aches, mild fever, painful cough, waves of nausea, disorientation, a few days, cough wakes me?
I have had a CT scan & it shows a 10.5 cm retention cyst in my left frontal sinus. I have vertigo & headaches. How is this treated?
S/S: Headache & dizziness. BP is 96/54 (low for me), HR is 115bpm. Did some moderate exercise 5 hours earlier. Could this be from possible dehydration?
It's a migraine: Migraine headaches are often accompanied by dizziness and vertigo. Treatment of migraine will usually also relieve dizziness. Try to avoid drugs if possible - start with avoiding caffeine, getting enough sleep, 3-4 low-carb meals, aerobic exercise, biofeedback, magnesium, coq10, riboflavin, other supplements, Botox injections if headaches are frequent, and only then, drugs. Try migralex. ...Read more
Persistent Headache: Try treating with simple analgesics such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). If you have congestion, facial pain try Sudafed. Simple lifestyle modifications to improve headache include increase hydration with water, decrease stress, good sleep hygiene, routine meal schedules, regular exercise, and avoidance of triggers. See primary doctor is not better. ...Read more
Many things: Most common would be migraine. Next would be ear and sinus infection. Bad would include brain tumor and meningitis. Medication and drug toxicity and too much alcohol can cause this. Head trauma, stress, emotional stress, lack of sleep can all result in these symptoms. Get a thorough evaluation! ...Read more
Anything: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or allergies, too much caffeine or over the counter headache medication, high blood pressure or something more serious like a tumor. See your doctor and get checked. ...Read more